Eggless Banana and Chocolate Chip Muffin – Shack Saturdays

Hola! Hope you all are doing well and the weekend’s going great so far! Many of our readers requested for the eggless version of the banana muffins I posted last time. I tried substituting egg with milk and plain yogurt for this one and the result was as good as the ones with egg. I used Olive Oil instead of butter to make them healthier. So, here’s the … Continue reading Eggless Banana and Chocolate Chip Muffin – Shack Saturdays

Dark Chocolate and Walnut Cake

Hola! Hope you all are doing well and had fantastic holidays! Here’s some indulgence for you people, a very easy to make dark chocolate and walnut cake. Least time-consuming and hassle-free. I made this for my munchkin’s 6th month birthday and although he cannot eat all this yet but my better half and I relished every bite 🙂 🙂 Preparation Time 15-20 minutes Baking Time 30-35 minutes … Continue reading Dark Chocolate and Walnut Cake

Banana Muffin

Freshly baked Banana Muffins are here today. Healthy and toothsome! Grab the ingredients mentioned below and preheat your oven to witness deliciousness in your mouth. I bet you won’t buy muffins from outside after making these at home. Preparation Time 10-15 minutes Baking Time 15-20 minutes Makes 6 Muffins Main Ingredients Plain Flour (Maida) & Banana Main Equipment Oven Course Breakfast/Dessert Level Of Cooking Medium Ingredients               … Continue reading Banana Muffin

Mawa Modak (Dried Milk Dumplings)

Hello Everyone! Wishing you all a belated Happy Ganesh Chaturthi! I made Mawa Modaks for the first time this Ganesh Chaturthi. Great news is that it requires only three ingredients and you are all set. It’s offered to Lord Ganesha during the Ganesha festival and is said to be His favourite sweet. You would find Modak shops near most of the Ganesha temples, especially in … Continue reading Mawa Modak (Dried Milk Dumplings)

Affogato (Vanilla Ice Cream Topped With A Shot Of Espresso Coffee) – Shack Saturdays

My better half and I were dining at Jamie’s Italian a few days back. We had a delicious Affogato there and I decided to make it when back home. It is an Italian dessert consisting of vanilla ice cream topped with a shot of espresso coffee. He helped me with espresso coffee made from our capsule coffee machine and I made this super delicious vanilla … Continue reading Affogato (Vanilla Ice Cream Topped With A Shot Of Espresso Coffee) – Shack Saturdays

Chocolate Lava Cake – Shack Saturdays

Bringing to you all our 101st post and the incredibly delicious and sinful ‘Chocolate Lava Cake’ this Saturday! 🙂 Forget about any occasion for this one… try it on a weekday or weekend and you are going to love it! It is very easy to make but yes, just be a little mindful of time while baking, every minute counts and do not bake for even … Continue reading Chocolate Lava Cake – Shack Saturdays

Watermelon Ice Cream – Shack Saturdays

This weekend enjoy the fresh watermelon goodness with your family and friends and beat the heat. Here’s the easy recipe for you all; Preparation Time  5-10 minutes Blending Time  2-5 minutes Servings  6-8 Main Ingredient  Watermelon & Sweetened Condensed Milk Main Equipment  Blender Course  Ice Cream/Dessert Level Of Blending  Medium   Ingredients                               … Continue reading Watermelon Ice Cream – Shack Saturdays

Sooji Ka Halwa – Shack Saturdays Special

Wishing all of you a very Happy Ram Navami! This Saturday start your day with something sweet! Something that has a great significance this day and is prepared in almost all North Indian homes. It is Sooji Ka Halwa (Rawa/Semolina Halwa). 🙂 It is completed by two other delectable dishes on this day which are Ghugni (Kale Chane/Black Chickpeas preparation) and Poori (Indian Wheat Bread … Continue reading Sooji Ka Halwa – Shack Saturdays Special

Eggless Mawa Cake (Dried Milk Cake) – Holi Special

Holi hai aur meetha toh banta hai! 🙂 (It’s Holi and we must have sweets) Wishing you all a very Happy festival of colours ‘Holi’! During Holi we usually make sweets from Mawa/Khoya (Dried or Concentrated Milk). This Holi too I made something out of Mawa/Khoya (Dried or Concentrated Milk) but it’s a Cake. Relish Eggless Mawa Cake with your family and friends this Holi! Making … Continue reading Eggless Mawa Cake (Dried Milk Cake) – Holi Special

Moongphali Chikki (Peanut Brittle) – Lohri Special

Sunder mundriye ho! Tera kaun vicaharaa ho! Dullah bhatti walla ho! Dullhe di dhee vyayae ho! Ser shakkar payee ho! Kudi da laal pathaka ho! Kudi da saalu paatta ho! Salu kaun samete! Chache choori kutti! Zamidara lutti! Zamindaar sudhaye! Bade bhole aaye! Ek bhola reh gaya! Sipahee far ke lai gaya! Sipahee ne mari eet! Sanoo de de lohri te teri jeeve jodi! Bhaanvey ro te bhaanvey pit! Wishing all … Continue reading Moongphali Chikki (Peanut Brittle) – Lohri Special

Chocolate Cake (Day 7) – 7 Days of Christmas

Day 7 of 7 Days of Christmas! Wow! Last 7 days were so exciting and fun-filled. Making 7 Christmas Special Recipes every single day and posting them here. Although with full-day of office at times it did become challenging. But, my motivation to bring this special series to you all was very very high. I hope you all enjoyed the recipes. Most of them are … Continue reading Chocolate Cake (Day 7) – 7 Days of Christmas

Nutella Croissant (Day 6) – 7 Days of Christmas

Day 6 brings the deliciously magical combination of Nutella (sweetened hazelnut chocolate spread) and Croissant (buttery and flaky pastry). It’s one of my favourites for a Sunday breakfast. A must try for chocolate (nutella 😉 ) lovers. Here’s the quick recipe for you. Preparation Time 1.5 to 2 hours Baking Time 13-15 minutes Makes 8 Croissants Main Ingredients Maida (PlainFlour) & Nutella Main Equipment Oven Course Snack Level Of Cooking Medium Ingredients   … Continue reading Nutella Croissant (Day 6) – 7 Days of Christmas

Chocolate Chip Oat Cookies (Day 4) – 7 Days of Christmas

Divine is the word for these cookies. Start your day with Chocolate Chip Oat Cookies with a cup of Tea or Coffee. My better half savoured these with his black coffee. Kids will adore these with a glass of milk or just as is. Excellent to pack these in your Christmas gift baskets too. Don’t wait to try this recipe. I promise you’ll experience pure bliss … Continue reading Chocolate Chip Oat Cookies (Day 4) – 7 Days of Christmas

Rasgulla (Shack Saturdays Special)

Today’s Shack Saturday Special recipe is dedicated to my Dad-in-law. Wishing you a very Happy Birthday Dad! 🙂 Knowing that you love sweets, I thought this would be the best post for today! For all of you, here’s the very easy soft and spongy Rasgulla (one of the very famous Indian sweets made from ball shaped dumplings of chhena/moist farmers cheese or cottage cheese, cooked in light syrup … Continue reading Rasgulla (Shack Saturdays Special)

Chocolate Cupcake (Day 1) – 7 Days of Christmas

ICS goes baking this festive season! 🙂 I am so glad to have challenged myself to ‘7 Days of Christmas’ which is seven days of making special recipes and uploading them on my blog this season starting today till Christmas. Celebration is in the air and it couldn’t have been a better time. Let me now take you to the Special Recipe for Day 1 – … Continue reading Chocolate Cupcake (Day 1) – 7 Days of Christmas

Nariyal (Coconut) Burfi – Diwali Special

Wishing all of you a very Happy & Prosperous Diwali! This Diwali I took the challenge to make my favourite Indian dessert Nariyal (Coconut) Burfi. Yes, I haven’t really tried my hands on them. But, what better time and occasion than the festival of lights…and sweets! 🙂 Glad to see it turn delectable 🙂 Here’s the recipe for you. Way too easy! Preparation Time 30-40 minutes Cooking Time 25-30 … Continue reading Nariyal (Coconut) Burfi – Diwali Special